11 Facts About Abigail Johnson


Abigail Pierrepont Johnson was born on December 19,1961 and is an American billionaire businesswoman, and the granddaughter of the late Edward C Johnson II; the founder of Fidelity Investments.


Since 2014, Johnson has been president and chief executive officer of American investment firm Fidelity Investments, and chair of its international former sister company Fidelity International.


Abigail Johnson is a board member of Breakthrough Energy Ventures.


In November 2016, Abigail Johnson was named chair and remained CEO and president, giving her full control of Fidelity with 45,000 employees worldwide.


Abigail Johnson's wealth is approximately $22.6 billion, making her one of the world's wealthiest women.


Abigail Johnson was named on Forbes' "The Richest Person In America's 50 Largest Cities" list in 2016 and ranked sixth in 2021 on their "Powerful Women" list.


Abigail Johnson was the richest person in Massachusetts in 2020.

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In 2018, Abigail Johnson introduced cryptocurrency investment at Fidelity, making it possible for institutional investors to trade bitcoin and ethereum.


In 2015, Abigail Johnson donated $2,700, the maximum amount legally allowed for presidential primary campaigns, to Republican candidate Jeb Bush.


Abigail Johnson has served as a member of the Committee on Capital Markets Regulation and as a member of the board of directors of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association and of MIT.


Abigail Johnson is the first and only woman to serve on the board of the Financial Services Forum.